Nationals Release Jamey Carroll, Chris Young

The Nationals have released veteran infielder Jamey Carroll, Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com tweets. They have also released pitcher Chris Young, tweets MASNsports.com's Dan Kolko.

Carroll, 40, collected 249 plate apppearances with the Twins and Royals last season, hitting a meager .211/.267/.251. He signed a minor-league deal with the Nationals in January. Young, 34, last appeared in the big leagues in 2012 with the Mets. He pitched sparingly in the Nats' system in an injury-plagued 2013 season.


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13 Comments on "Nationals Release Jamey Carroll, Chris Young"


HalfSt
1 year 5 months ago

Come back as a coach, Jamey!

Rally Weimaraner
1 year 5 months ago

Young won’t be a FA for long, he had a good spring and would have made many other clubs. The Nats just had better options available.

Danny Phillips
1 year 5 months ago

Thought we would be able to trade Young. Not that we have any leverage though.

Drazthegr8
1 year 5 months ago

Did he end up breaking .200? He’s done.

Matt Mccarron
1 year 5 months ago

I think you got the 2 chris youngs mixed up.

Drazthegr8
1 year 5 months ago

Oh meant Carroll. Sorry

Matt Mccarron
1 year 5 months ago

Yeah, Carroll is probably done, but WhoKilled was referring to Chris Young.

davbee
1 year 5 months ago

Texas Rangers, come on down.

Leon Barry
1 year 5 months ago

The Nationals are really helping us out down here this week.

alexamato
1 year 5 months ago

Im surprised the Nat’s would release Young. He’d be good depth in the minors

ugnolabar
1 year 5 months ago

he had an opt-out clause if not on the major league roster, I believe

Jeffy25
1 year 5 months ago

Might have requested it

Nat Williams
1 year 5 months ago

Wish we could have been able to keep Chris Young as depth but oh well.